Archive for the ‘Kerri Lenartowick’ Category

False Promises for India’s Women

Since the brutal gang rape in Dehli in 2012, India’s rape laws have tightened significantly. While this is obviously a necessary and positive development, India is now also seeing a newer troubling phenomenon. An article in the WSJ reports that as a “desperate last resort,” women who find themselves pregnant out of wedlock and abandoned by the baby’s father are filing rape complaints against their former partners.

“No one keeps a tally, but...

New Feminism & Motherhood Since Mulieris Dignitatem: Gains Made & Challenges Ahead

This is the fourth in a series of articles on the dignity and vocation of women, published in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Mulieris Dignitatem. Read Part I here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part V here.

When I tell people that I have studied at a seminary and am writing my doctoral dissertation on “the new feminism,”...